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Press Releases| Feb 4, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – As Americans prepare to watch this year’s Super Bowl, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is recognizing the men and women of the beer distribution industry who deliver a wide selection of beer to licensed retailers for consumers to enjoy. “From familiar domestic brands to intriguing imports and exciting new products from local and small craft brewers, America’s beer distribution employees are working in overdrive to make sure the marketplace offers an unparalleled variety of beer for consumers to enjoy during the big game,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig...
Press Releases| Jan 13, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA - National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser today announced the promotion of Dave Christman to vice president, state affairs. Christman joined NBWA in 2001 and has served in a variety of positions for the association. Most recently, he served as senior director, state and industry Affairs. In that role, he strengthened relations with state associations; expanded relationships with state legislative leaders; and increased NBWA’s visibility in national organizations of state officials, including being elected in 2015 to serve as a national officer of...
Press Releases| Jan 7, 2016
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans . This new edition of the Dietary Guidelines includes, for the first time, significant language which recognizes that all drinks are not created equally, noting that, “Packaged (e.g., canned beer, bottled wine) and mixed beverages (e.g., margarita, rum and soda, mimosa, sangria) vary in alcohol content. For this reason it is important to determine how many alcoholic drink-equivalents are in the beverage and limit intake.” “The new version of...
Press Releases| Dec 8, 2015
Ensuring Competition Remains on Tap: The AB InBev/SABMiller Merger and the State of Competition in the Beer Industry Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights Hearing December 8, 2015 Chairman Lee, Ranking Member Klobuchar and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, on behalf of the nation’s independent beer distributors (wholesalers) and their 130,000 employees, thank you for the opportunity to testify today. I am here to discuss the proposed acquisition of SABMiller (SAB) by Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) – the number one and number two brewers in...
Press Releases| Nov 11, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement of the terms for Anheuser-Busch InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller: “NBWA is analyzing the terms of the acquisition released today to determine the potential impact on America’s 3,300 independent distributors, the competitive marketplace and American consumers. The Boston Consulting Group has described America’s unique system of independent beer distribution as ‘open, freely competitive and driven by consumer choice.’ NBWA will continue to...
Press Releases| Oct 15, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is proud to announce its Board of Directors officers for the 2015-2016 term. Travis Markstein, president of Markstein Beverage Co. in San Marcos, California, takes the helm as chairman of the Board. He assumed the position and its responsibilities during NBWA’s 78 th Annual Convention and Trade Show held October 11 – 14 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Other officers of NBWA’s Board of Directors include: Vice Chairman Paul Bertucci, executive vice president of F.E.B. Distributing Company, Inc. in Gulfport and Capital City Beverages, Inc...
Press Releases| Oct 13, 2015
LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, Travis Markstein, president of Markstein Beverage Co. in San Marcos, California, assumed the position of 2015-2016 chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) at the association’s 78 th Annual Convention and Trade Show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. As chairman, Markstein will help guide the association as it advocates for licensed, independent beer distributors and educates elected officials, regulators, media and the public about the value of beer distributors and America’s effective system of state-based alcohol...
Press Releases| Oct 13, 2015
Straub Brewery, Inc. and Dust Bowl Brewing Company Also Recognized by National Beer Wholesalers Association LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is pleased to announce that No-Li Brewhouse of Spokane, Washington, is the recipient of the inaugural NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year Award . The award was presented today during the general session of NBWA’s 78 th Annual Convention and Trade Show , taking place October 11 – 14 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Straub Brewery of St. Marys, Pennsylvania, was recognized with the Brewer Partner Sales Execution Award,...
Press Releases| Oct 12, 2015
Remarks as Delivered on October 12, 2015 Good morning! It’s great to have 4,000 people gathered here together. You can feel the excitement and energy in the American beer business throughout this convention. We have folks here from all 50 states! Even Alaska and Hawaii. And we even have people attending from Australia and the Philippines! I know a lot of you spend a great deal of time on the road like I do. And I swear sometimes my life feels like a line from that Johnny Cash song, “I’ve been everywhere, man, I’ve been everywhere…” Well about three weeks ago I woke up in Little Rock, Arkansas...
Press Releases| Oct 12, 2015
LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked off the first full day of its 78 th Annual Convention and Trade Show today at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. NBWA’s outgoing Chairman of the Board Eric Best described the opportunity that America’s independent beer distribution system offers, saying, “The three-tier system offers opportunity for American consumers to enjoy the largest selection of beer anywhere in the world. It provides to have all of this robust competition and business growth while balancing it with public safety and consumer protection.” NBWA...

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